Hastings Museum Largest municipal museum between Chicago & Denver
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  • HM Up Close

    Avengers: Infinity War Poster
    Avengers: Infinity War is an all-star Marvel extravaganza!

    However prepared you feel, you are not ready for Thanos. But then, neither are our heroes. Iron Man, Thor, the ... Read Article »

    RBG documentary Moves at the Museum

    At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming ... Read Article »

    Explore America’s Music on the Super Screen

    America’s Musical Journey follows singer/songwriter Aloe Blacc as he traces the roots of American music and explores the great musical cities—places ... Read Article »

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  • Events at the Museum

    summer fun 2018 LogoSummer Fun Youth Classes | Enrollment NOW OPEN for Members & Non-Members. Classes are offered for kids Pre-K to Grade 6 in the areas of history, art, and science. Check out our full list of classes. Scholarships are available. Join us!


    FREE Solar Observing | Sat, June 23 | 11 am – Noon
     Weather Permitting | We offer an opportunity for you to use a specially equipped telescope to safely look at the sun – to get an up close look at the star at the center of our solar system!


    FREE First Friday | July 6 | 5-8 pm
    Museum admission is FREE from 5-8pm on the first Friday of every month! Sponsored by Quality Sound & Communications.


    The Rise and Fall of the Maya maya templeUp Close | Fri, July 13 10-11am & Sat, July 14, 11 am-Noon This month we look at the extraordinary people called “The Maya”. We will look at how they rose to prominence and how they possibly collapsed, as well as some of their discoveries.


    Preschool Playday:  Bumble Rumble Bumble bee on flower| Sat, July 14 | 10-10:45 am
    Did you know without bees, we might not have foods like watermelon and apples? Join as as we discover all the cool things bees do for us, learn about the importance of pollination, and build a bee to take home.


    Museum Kool-Aid Days Activity Calendar | August 10-12 | Museum admission is just $5 per person during Kool-Aid Days! Free activities offered each day. They include Kool-Aid Stand (5 original flavors plus watermelon), Solar Observing (weather permitting), Egg Drop challenge, and Watermelon themed fun. Separate, special $5 admission required for the super screen Theatre.


    Egg Dropegg drop at Hastings Museum Challenge | Sun, August 12 | Assembly: 1-3:30 pm | Drop: 3:30 pm | Eggs will be dropped from the roof of the Museum! Can you build a vessel to protect your egg? Eggs provided! Open to the first 200 participants. Come join in the fun!